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    • Katharine Mikolon

      Recycle Reuse Renew Mother Earth Projects: How to make Tree Branch Coasters

    • Jessica Hiseley

      Give a fallen branch new life as coasters. Give a fallen branch new life as coasters. To make these rustic drink perches, you'll need a tree limb that's roughly three inches in diameter. (Save-on-crafts.com sells birch logs for $12.29 a foot.) Saw the branch into slices about ¾ inch thick--or have a hardware store do it for you--and lightly sand each wood disk. Create the leaf motifs shown by pressing an inked stamp (stamps, $23.28 a set; green ink pad, $6.61; stampinup.com) onto each coaster. Let dry for five minutes, then coat the stamped side with a protective matte finishing spray (Krylon Make It Last Clear Sealer, $3.63; misterart.com). Allow 15 minutes of drying time before using. Read more: Recycled Craft Ideas - Crafts from Recycled Materials - Country Living To make these rustic drink perches, you'll need a tree limb that's roughly three inches in diameter. (Save-on-crafts.com sells birch logs for $12.29 a foot.) Saw the branch into slices about ¾ inch thick--or have a hardware store do it for you--and lightly sand each wood disk. Create the leaf motifs shown by pressing an inked stamp (stamps, $23.28 a set; green ink pad, $6.61; stampinup.com) onto each coaster. Let dry for five minutes, then coat the stamped side with a protective matte finishing spray (Krylon Make It Last Clear Sealer, $3.63; misterart.com). Allow 15 minutes of drying time before using.

    • Jolanta Lasek

      DIY Craft Projects - Easy Crafts and Ideas - Country Living

    • Kathy Ray

      Tree branch coasters and other recycled craft ideas

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